El Estoque

Best of luck!

Best of luck!

Sara Entezar

November 27, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard, right? It’s a narrative which Americans, pioneers of the American dream and frontiersmen of the working class have praised for centuries, sailing towards the light that bears the blood, sweat and tears of those who yearn for greatness. But yearni...

A roll of the dice

A roll of the dice

Claire Wen

November 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

atching as the die spirals through the air, the player holds his breath, crosses his fingers, hoping for the number that will win the game. It lands and bounces, once, twice, three times. He releases his breath and uncrosses his fingers, still waiting, hoping, when finally daring to take a peek for that...

A stroke of luck

A stroke of luck

Jai Uparkar and Katerina Pappas

November 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, From the magazine

praining her wrist and ankle, getting a concussion and running her car over her own foot was all it took for senior Amanda Wilson to believe in luck. There was one thing in common with in all these unfortunate mishaps: Wilson was not wearing her lucky necklace and ring. WHAT IS LUCK? Luck is defined by the Ox...